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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Macedonian Dynasty| > |Romanus I| > BZ14074
Byzantine Empire, Constantine VII and Romanus I, 17 December 920 - 16 December 944 A.D.
This type was also struck on a larger flan (DOC III, part 2, 32).

The Byzantine mint at Cherson (Sevastopol, Ukraine), operated from the reign of Justin I to the reign of Heraclius, and again from the reign of Basil I to the reign of Basil II. The city of Cherson was largely destroyed in the 980s when it fell to Kiev but the fortress was recovered by treaty after Basil II's sister Anna was given to in marriage Vladimir the Great. The region became a part of the Empire of Trebizond in 1204.
BZ14074. Cast bronze AE 21, DOC III part 2, 33, Ratto 1890, SBCV 1764, Sommer 36.19, VF, Cherson mint, weight 2.716g, maximum diameter 20.9mm, 921 - 944 A.D.; obverse large PW monogram; reverse blank; ex-Calgary Coin; scarce; SOLD



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